Computers, the internet and the World Wide Web: an introduction for the e-therapist

by Chris Blackmore and Professor Digby Tantam

 

Last updated: July 2013

 

Computers, the internet and the World Wide Web: an introduction for the e-therapist The purpose of this module is to introduce the equipment (computers) and systems (the World Wide Web and the internet) involved in electronic approaches to psychotherapy (e-therapy). The module describes some of the many technological elements involved (e.g. bits and bytes), their uses (such as search engines, email) and abuses (e.g. spam). We shall cover the following areas:

 

  1. An introduction to computers

  2. The internet and the World Wide Web

  3. Where is the World Wide Web going?

  4. The rise and rise of the search engine.

 

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